Last updated: 24 November, 2021

Despite previously branding them terrorists, UAE now in talks with the Taliban – Doha News | Qatar

Abu Dhabi previously lobbied Washington to establish the Taliban’s office in the Emirates, before then accusing Qatar of ‘sponsoring terrorism’ for Doha’s hosting of the movement’s political office. The UAE has held talks with the Taliban-run Afghan administration in recent weeks with the aim of convincing Kabul’s new rulers of allowing Abu Dhabi to run .